beta-sitosterol

noun
beta-si·​tos·​ter·​ol
variants: also β-sitosterol \ -​sī-​ˈtäs-​tə-​ˌrȯl, -​ˌrōl How to pronounce β-sitosterol (audio) \

Medical Definition of beta-sitosterol

: a sterol widespread in plant products (as wheat germ, soybeans, and corn oil) that is used in dietary supplements and is held to lower cholesterol levels and relieve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia

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“Beta-sitosterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/beta-sitosterol. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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